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English 09: Semester 2
Description: In this class, we will be working on expanding our knowledge of English. Specifically, this will include reading poems and stories, and sharpening our writing skills. English, however, is far more than reading and writing. English is all about learning to connect with the viewpoints and experiences of others. People of all ages, races, religions, and backgrounds have contributed to literature, and we are going to learn a lot from studying their words and ideas. Throughout this course, you will develop an understanding of many new concepts. You will have plenty of opportunities to show off the skills you learn through your coursework, quizzes, and exams. You’ll even be able to evaluate your own learning experience through surveys. Specifically, by the end of this course you will understand the following concepts: demonstrate understanding of commonly misused words, and learn new vocabulary • Identify elements of a story, including setting, characters, plot, and theme; apply and utilize pre-reading skills; understand and apply the six traits of writing to your own writing; create personal history stories; understand the difference between connotation and denotation; identify various kinds of figurative language; practice using strong research skills; understand and apply proper reading strategies when reading; understand conventions of writing and punctuation; develop a persuasive speech; and distinguish between irony, symbolism, and other language devices.
Credit Hours: 0.5
Price: $250 [$200.00 Course Fee | $50.00 Admin Fee]
- Reliable access to a computer and internet connection
- Secret Life of Bees (Sue Monk Kidd)
- Orphan Train (Christina Baker Kline)
*Students attending Educational Advantage will have the opportunity to use EA’s copy of the texts or listen to them via Audible.